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N.W.A. & Ruthless Records Producer & Keyboardist L.A. Dre Has Passed Away
Ruthless Records affiliate L.A. Dre, who in the 1980s and ’90s worked as a producer and keyboardist on albums like N.W.A.’s Straight Outta Compton, Efilzaggin, The D.O.C.’s The Formula, and Eazy
April 5, 2017
Jerry Heller, Co-Founder Of Ruthless Records & N.W.A. Manager, Dead At 75
Longtime music industry veteran, Jerry Heller has died at the age of 75. Earlier today (9/3), Heller’s cousin, Gary Ballen, confirmed to Billboard that Heller passed away on Friday (9/2).
September 3, 2016
This Oral History of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Shows Why Their Music Is Eternal.
Last year, Cleveland, Ohio Hip-Hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony celebrated the 20th anniversary of their iconic album, E. 1999 Eternal. In recognition of the milestone, the five-member crew undertook a massive
March 5, 2016
Kxng Crooked Celebrates Those That Came Before Him As He Plots His Future (Video)
On Februay 12, Kxng Crooked and Statik Selektah released their collaboration album, Statik Kxng. The album was filled with Statik’s hard beats and Crooked’s complex rhymes, as they took Hip-Hop
February 29, 2016
2015’s Best Battle On Wax? Funk Volume & Horseshoe Gang Trade Diss Tracks (Audio)
The year 2015 has seen a re-emergence of “beef” or diss records on wax in the world of Hip-Hop. While Mos Def a/k/a Yasiin Bey had a video leaked of
August 29, 2015
Celebrate Above The Law’s 25-Year Anniversary With This Killer Mixtape (Audio)
It’s been 25 years since Above The Law, the group comprised of Cold187um, Laylaw, the late KMG, Go Mack and DJ Total K-Oss, released their debut album, Livin’ Like Hustlers,
March 24, 2015
Ruthless Records re-defined the boundaries of rap music, making them the 7th most important hip-hop record label of all time. Click here to read more about Ruthless and to hear a playlist of some of its key artists: NWA, Eazy-E, The D.O.C., Bone Thugs N Harmony and more.
#7 Ruthless Records Ruthless Records, founded by Eric “Eazy-E” Wright and Jerry Heller, in 1987 re-defined rap music in several ways. The label was the first to put the West
December 9, 2011
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